The professional bachelor study programme Agriculture - Agronomy and horticulture offers two modules: Horticulture and Agronomy. Graduates are qualified for work in the production of field crops, turfs, tree nurseries, vegetables, fruit, vines, wine, herbs, ornamental plants etc. They can be employed in public communal services, botanical gardens, landscape parks and economic organizations (agricultural production, processing, trade in agricultural repro-material and products), independent businesses or as specialized farmers who market their own products and seek to adapt to globalization processes.
The professional bachelor study programme Agriculture - Animal husbandry aims at education of agricultural professionals in many practical skills in various fields of animal husbandry. The emphasis is on knowledge and skills in the areas of production technologies, feed production, nutrition, control, selection and economics needed in independent animal husbandry management on farms, in agricultural organizations and organizations dealing with breeding pets. Graduates achieve a significant level of knowledge, they can make decisions in various business spheres, including technical, production and marketing fields.
The professional bachelor study programme Forestry has a long tradition and it links natural science, social and technical subjects needed for close-to-nature, sustainable and multipurpose forest management. The main aims of the programme are to qualify a student for complete forest and forest space management. Twenty-five percent of contact hours are devoted to fieldwork, which is provided at different locations in Slovenia. After the completion of all the study requirements the graduate obtains a professional degree in forestry. Graduates can be employed in the public forestry service, organizations for game management and nature conservation, or in business enterprises.
The academic bachelor study programme Agriculture - Agronomy aims at educating professionals who understand the interdisciplinary nature of the profession, who master the basic research methods of natural science, technology, economics and social science and are able to apply them in sustainable agricultural development, with an emphasis on plant production. The knowledge, qualifications and skills acquired enable both - continuation of study in master study programmes and employment. Graduates are qualified for basic planning, organization, management and implementation of technological processes and maintenance services in plant production.
The aim of the academic bachelor study programme Agriculture - Animal production is to qualify professionals in agriculture with a wide profile, with special emphasis on knowledge of animal science. On the basis of natural, technological, environmental and general social subjects, graduates will gain complete understanding of sustainable agriculture, with explicit emphasis on issues related to the rearing of different species of domestic animals. Graduates will be qualified for independent, interdisciplinary and practical issue-oriented work and for a project and team based approach. Graduates are qualified to continue their studies in master study programme in animal science, or other programmes related to agriculture and applied life sciences which are provided in Slovenia and abroad.
The academic bachelor study programme Forestry and renewable forest resources qualifies students for complete ecosystem forest work in accordance with modern principles of close-to-nature, multipurpose and sustainable management. An advantage is the emphasis on individual and seminar practice, which is partially carried out in the forest. Graduates can obtain employment in public forestry services, organizations for wildlife management and nature conservation, economic organisations and schools. Many opportunities are provided by self-employment - independent entrepreneurs (primary wood processing, forest construction, wood trade, arboriculture, ornamental tree production, ecotourism, private advisory agencies in forestry, biological engineering, spatial planning, mountain area management and sanitation of ecological points).
The single cycle master study programme Veterinary medicine primarily addresses those who would like to work with companion animals, control production of animal diseases - typically in veterinary services (e.g. swine, cattle, poultry, fish, fur animals), work in the food processing industry, pharmaceutical industry or veterinary institutions involved in research and disease control. The candidate’s state of health must allow carrying out practical field work. The candidates are expected to express liking for gaining field experience, independent and psychologically compliant communication skills. Systematic teaching (lectures, practical work, seminars) takes 30-hour per week (classes), 30 weeks per year. In the final year, students primarily choose elective subjects and perform clinical practice (intramural rotation) and clinical training (extramural rotation). The date of passing the exam in the subject of Forensic and State Veterinary Medicine is the date of graduation. The European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE) granted the University of Ljubljana Veterinary faculty status: approved.